M. Sandun J. Perera

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The performance of statistical evoked-potential detection methods was compared with that of human observers and among themselves by means of receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curves. The test material was a collection of brain stem auditory-evoked responses obtained from 98 infants with 60 and 30 dB nHL clicks. The observers and the statistical(More)
Abnormalities of carbohydrate metabolism and insulin sensitivity have been reported in estrogen deficiency. Estrogen replacement appears to result in an improvement in these parameters, although progestagens may antagonize these effects. We have examined the effects of transdermal estradiol and oral norethisterone on insulin sensitivity using the(More)
INTRODUCTION Infant hearing loss is a highly prevalent disorder which untreated can severely disrupt normal brain development. As a result there is a significant delay in language acquisition as well as many cognitive and emotional problems in the child. Over the last decades important advances have occurred in the available technology for early detection(More)
C-reactive protein concentrations as a marker of inflammation predicts vascular risk and is raised in type-2 diabetes. In a 6-month double-blind placebo controlled trial, a combination of transdermal oestradiol 80 microg with continuous oral norethisterone 1 mg significantly reduced C-reactive protein concentrations in postmenopausal women with type-2(More)
Loris lydekkerianus is known to be the most widespread among two currently recognized species of slender loris in Sri Lanka. Here I review the distribution of L. lydekkerianus in the island, based on recent literature and data collected over fifty years ago by W. C. Osman Hill and William W. A. Phillips. According to the early literature, L. l. nordicus was(More)
People with type 2 diabetes have a substantially increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Short-term studies with unopposed oral estradiol in women with diabetes have suggested potentially beneficial effects on lipids, thrombotic factors, and insulin sensitivity. However, most (nonhysterectomized) postmenopausal women require combined(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease in women and event rates increase substantially after the menopause. Observational studies have suggested that estrogens may provide cardioprotection by regulating endothelial nitric oxide synthase. METHODS In order to examine the effect of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on(More)
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